Each generation is unique, with its own strengths and assets. However, when generations combine in the workplace, there can be conflict, uneasiness, and uncertainty on all sides. This workshop will address meeting the supervisory needs of different generations, managing potential generational conflicts, and helping all employees to work successfully together.
Participants will be able to
1. Identify traits typical of different age groups of workers
2. Identify effective supervisory interactions for each age group
3. Practice identifying strategies for effective supervision in scenarios
Peggy Reed-Lohmeyer is an LCSW in the state of Missouri. She earned her BSW from Columbia College in Columbia, Missouri & her MSW from University of Missouri-Columbia. She has worked in a variety of fields, including youth residential, outpatient mental health, home health & hospice, corrections, as well as providing consultations at a medical hospital. The bulk of her clinical work was at Fulton State Hospital. After 25 years of service, she retired from full-time state employment, as FSH’s Risk Manager. She continues to work part-time for the hospital. She has provided clinical supervision to numerous social workers over the years and continues to do so. She has taught college classes for the past 10 years, working at three area colleges.
She is active in the community, including providing a grief support group, facilitating survivors of suicide loss groups, and serving in various roles with the local American Foundation for Suicide Prevention chapter.
She is Secretary of the Missouri Chapter of NASW & also serves as the Ethics Committee Chair.